Adi (m) sanskrit the first, primal, before anything else, original, genesis, initial, inception
  • Adideva (m) sanskrit adi + deva (god) : the first god, the primal god, god before any other god
  • Adikavi (m) sanskrit adi + kavi (poet) : the original poet, the first poet, poet before any other poet
  • Adineatha (u) sanskrit, pali adi + neatha (leader) : the original leader, the first leader
  • Adiraja (m) sanskrit adi + raja (king) : the initial king, the first king, king before any other king
Aditi (f) sanskrit the boundless; 21st name of Goddess Lakshmi (mother of all the gods)
Aditya (m) sanskrit the sun-god; son of Aditi; name of the luminous celestial body around which the earth and other planets revolve; 40th and 563rd names of Vishnu (preserver of the universe); Aditya is the golden being residing in the orb of the Sun (from the Bhagavad Gita)
Ajara (f) sanskrit the ever youthful, the everlasting, one who does not age, one who stays forever young
Amara (f)
Amaran (m)
sanskrit the immortal, the one that lasts forever, the gods
  • Amarabura (m) sanskrit amara + bura (citadel) : city of the gods, the god's citadel
  • Amarakanya (f) sanskrit amara + kanya (female) : young goddess, adolescent goddess
  • Amaratna (u) sanskrit amara + ratna (gem, crystal) : god's gem, eternal gem, diamond
  • Amarasarit (u) sanskrit arama + sarit (river) : river of the immortals, river of the gods
  • Amaravaddi (f) sanskrit, pali amara + vaddi (place) : abode of the immortals, paradise, heaven
  • Amarindra (f) sanskrit amara + indra (chief, head) : leader of the immortals, ruler of the gods
  • Amarindrapura (m) sanskrit amara + indra + pura (fortress, city, town) : celestial citadel of Indra; god of all gods; name of the capital during reign of Khmer Empire founder Jayavarman II (802 AD)
  • Amarisa (f) sanskrit amara + isa (lord) : lord of the immortals, god of all the gods
  • Amarita (u) sanskrit amara + arita (eaten) : ambrosia, eaten by the gods, nectar of immortality
Amarong (m) sanskrit, khmer immortal and famed, eternally famous
Amnat (m) khmer patience, composure, poise, self-control, calmness, repose, serenity
Ananda (u) sanskrit the blissful, the delightful, the peaceful, the heavenly, the fulfilled; the Buddha's first cousin who was also his personal attendant and astute disciple
Angkear (u) khmer the planet Mars; Tuesday; a kind of tall tropical tree in Cambodia well known for its mildly fragrant yellow flowers which bloom during the months of April and May after all the leaves have already fallen off
  • Angkeara (f) khmer one who is born on Tuesday
  • Angkearath (m) khmer angkear + rath (state, government) : the nation's natural resource of beautiful Angkear trees and their fascinating blooms
Angkearbos (f) khmer a king of evergreen tree in Cambodia that has strong fragrant white flowers and pointy leaves and usually grows on tall hilly terrain; its dried flowers are commonly mixed with tobacco to produce a sweet aroma
Angkeardey (f) khmer a king of evergreen tree with white-yellowish flowers and tiny, oval-shaped leaves and commonly grown in abundance in Cambodian villages; its leaves and flowers are used as vegetables in a Cambodian soup call kako
Anjali (f) sanskrit showing reverence; the act of putting ones palms together as a sign of salutation or to express respect and reverence
Anurak (m) khmer one who keeps discipline, one who keeps law and order
Anusavry (u) khmer souvenir, keepsake, memento
Anuttara (m) pali incomparable, second to none, the one and only
Anuttaro (m) pali matchless, unsurpassed, unequaled, unparalleled, beyond comparison
Anya (f) sanskrit inexhaustible, unlimited, boundless, bountiful, persevering, unwavering
Apsara (f) sanskrit celestial dancer; in Hindu mythology, apsaras are female divinities, celestial nymphs and dancers created to entertain the gods; the Khmer apsara dance tradition is considered one of Cambodia's greatest art forms and a symbol of Khmer culture; according to Henri Parmentier, the famous early 20th century French archeologist, Khmer apsaras "are Garce personified, the highest expression of femininity ever conceived by the human mind"
Aranya (f) sanskrit green and bountiful forest; signifies fertility, abundance, plentitude, generosity, resources, prosperity
  • Aranyadevi (f) sanskrit aranya + devi (goddess) goddess of the forest/wilderness; she who keeps resources and plenitude
Arthavant (u) pali one who is full of virtues and goodness
Aruni (u) sanskrit the dawn, sun, morning; the sun-god
Arun (u) khmer khmer variation of Aruni
  • Arunbuppha (f) khmer arun + buppha (flower) : morning flower, morning blossom
  • Arunmealea (f) khmer arun + mealea (flower garland) : garland of morning blossoms
  • Arunotey (f) khmer arun + otey (elevation) : dawn, sunrise, daybreak, beginning of a new day
  • Arunrasmi (f) khmer arun + rasmi (radiance, rays of light) : the name of a Khmer princess (King Sihanouk's daughter)
  • Arunpidor (f) khmer arun + pidor (fragrance) : morning fragrance, fresh aroma of morning blooms
Arya (u) sanskrit noble, great, eminent, honorable, esteemed, grand
  • Aryakumara (m) sanskrit arya + kumara (boy, male youth) : noble boy, noble young man, he who comes from a noble family
  • Aryakumari (f) sanskrit arya + kumari (girl, female youth) : noble girl, noble young lady, she who comes from a noble family
  • Aryanari (f) sanskrit, khmer arya + nari (female youth) : noble young lady, she who is noble
Aryavan (m) sanskrit possessor of greatness, he who is great
Aticha (m) pali pali variation of Aditya (sun-god)
  • Atichavong (m) pali, khmer aticha + vong (dynasty) : dynasty of the sun-god
Atith (m) khmer khmer variation of Aticha; sunday
  • Atithvongsa (m) khmer atith + vongsa (lineage, family line) : family line of the sun-god Atith; name for those born on Sunday
Avattara (m) sanskrit incarnation of a god, continuum of rebirths
Ayuthya (m) sanskrit a peaceful country, a country without war or conflict

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